H.M.S. SULPHUR AT CALIFORNIA, 1837 AND 1839. BEING THE ACCOUNTS OF MIDSHIPMAN FRANCIS GUILLEMARD SIMPKINSON AND CAPTAIN EDWARD BELCHER. Richard A. PIERCE, John H. WINSLOW.

H.M.S. SULPHUR AT CALIFORNIA, 1837 AND 1839. BEING THE ACCOUNTS OF MIDSHIPMAN FRANCIS GUILLEMARD SIMPKINSON AND CAPTAIN EDWARD BELCHER

(San Francisco): Book Club of California, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed decorated boards Accounts of two midshipmen's experiences in early California, including Simpkinson's previously unpublished account.and Belcher's surveying voyage on the Sulphur to Russian America (Alaska), Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), San Francisco California and to Central America, originally published in 1843. Limited to 450 copies printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press. Illustrated with plates. Fine, with prospectus. Item #004449

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